Arthur Storer Planetarium

Arthur Storer Planetarium (HM1OX)

Location: Prince Frederick, MD 20678 Calvert County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 33.065', W 76° 34.948'

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Arthur Storer (c. 1642-1686), the first astronomer in the American Colonies, came to Calvert County from Lincolnshire, England. He was among the first observers to sight and record data describing Haley's comet on its return in 1682. His observations were made from this tract of land. Arthur Storer was a lifelong friend and colleague of Sir Isaac Newton who quoted Storer's data repeatedly in his great scientific works.
HM NumberHM1OX
Placed ByBoard of County Commissioners, Calvert County Historical Society, Maryland Historical Society
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Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 8:08am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 362105 N 4268148
Decimal Degrees38.55108333, -76.58246667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 33.065', W 76° 34.948'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 33' 3.90" N, 76° 34' 56.88" W
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Area Code(s)240, 410, 301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 15 Fairground Rd, Prince Frederick MD 20678, US
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